Labeo polli Tshibwabwa, 1997

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Labeoninae
Max. size:  18.4 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Africa: Kafubu River (Luapula tributary) and Kanséhété River (Lualaba tributary) in Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ref. 26192).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 14-14; Vertebrae: 32-33. Lips plicate; dorsal fin falciform with 4 simple an 10 branched rays; snout with small transverse furrow and a fleshy appendix; two pairs of barbels small or concealed; eyes in superolateral position; body elongated with a dark brown lateral band; genital orifice very far from origin of the anal fin (Ref. 26192).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 16 February 2009 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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